Exercise Physiologist – Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Fulltime position, day shift.

The Exercise Physiologist provides supervision of exercise testing and assists in supervising exercise training sessions and assists with outpatient progressive ambulation and patient education.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts exercise tests and provides an individual written exercise prescription for normal and diseased clients.
  • Supervises Phase II and Phase III exercise training sessions for outpatient therapy.
  • Provides education and counseling of normal and diseased clients, and their families in regards to exercise, knowledge of their disease, and the lifestyle changes often necessary in persons with cardiac disease and/or pulmonary disease.
  • Assesses program effectiveness and keeps abreast of current trends, making recommendations and implementing changes as necessary.
  • Collaborates with the Cardiac Rehabilitation team in the development, implementation, monitoring, and assessment of new and existing programs, special events, and community health promotion activities.
  • Participates in educational programs to enhance professional skill and knowledge of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
  • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages.
  • The employee must be able to demonstrate competency in:
    • Ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs.
    • Knowledge of growth and development
    • Understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.


Common Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and document all applicable required education.
  • Demonstrate positive customer service and co-worker relations.
  • Comply with the company’s attendance policy.
  • Participate in the continuous, quality improvement activities of the department and institution.
  • Perform work in alignment with the overall mission and strategic plan of the organization.
  • Follow organizational and departmental policies and procedures, as applicable.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Required), Master’s Degree (Preferred) Education: May also be considered if currently enrolled in Master’s degree program with graduation within 12 months.


Experience:

  • 1 Year maximal functional capacity exercise testing; leading and supervising exercises with cardiac and pulmonary patients.
  • Will consider new graduates


Credentials:

  • Basic Life Support (Required) Within 30 days of hire
  • ACLS (Required) Within 30 days of hire


Send resume along with three professional references to:   Katie Brown, HR Director via email to kbrown@pmhwv.org by 10 am on6/21/24.  EOE